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Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) consist of 75% fat, 7% protein, 4% carbs, 12% fiber and 1% water. With 716 of calories per 100g it's 132% higher than other foods in Nuts and seeds without shells. In total 94.27% of the calories in Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) come from fat, 3.91% from protein and 2.23% from carbohydrates.

  • low GI Glycemic Index: 15
  • Low carb Only 0.8 carbs per serving
  • low GL Glycemic Load: 0.1
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 3.4% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Magnesium Covers 7.19% of Magnesium RDA per portion
  • high Folate Covers 3% of Folate / Vitamin B9 RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 3.82% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) for a low carb diet?

With 0.8g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0.1 in a portion of 20g, Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Macadamia nut (roasted and salted)
avg Nuts and seeds without shells[1]
Calories (kcal) 716 542.9
Fat (g) 75 45.8
Protein (g) 7 15.8
Carbohydrates (g) 4 11.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 2 11.5
Polysaccharides (g) 2 11.5
Fibers (g) 12 11.1
Sodium (mg) 770 105.9
Water (g) 1 12.8
[1] average of Nuts and seeds without shells

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (20g) of Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) contains

  • 143.2 Calories
  • 15g of Fat
  • 1.4g of Protein
  • and 0.8g of Carbs
  • 154mg of sodium - 10.27% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 23mg of Magnesium, that covers 7.19% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.34mg of Zinc - 3.4% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.06mg of Iron - 0.5% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 65mg of Potassium - 1.63% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) you get

  • 1.75 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Nuts and seeds without shells have on average 1.37g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 18.75 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Nuts and seeds without shells 3.98g)
  • 3 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Nuts and seeds without shells 0.97g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Macadamia nut (roasted and salted)?

Vitamins
per 100g
Macadamia nut (roasted and salted)
avg[1]
Vitamin C (mg) 0 3.3
Vitamin E (mg) 1.5 7.5
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.21 0.5
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.11 0.2
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.18 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 45 63.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0 0
Retinol (μg) 0 0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 46.3
[1] average of Nuts and seeds without shells

Rich in vitamins?

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The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (20g) for Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Macadamia nut (roasted and salted)

Minerals
per 100g
Macadamia nut (roasted and salted)
avg[1]
Magnesium (mg) 115 190.6
Zinc (mg) 1.7 3.2
Sodium (mg) 770 105.9
Calcium (mg) 50 191
Iron (mg) 0.3 4.2
Potassium (mg) 325 621.5
Phosphorus (mg) 200 418.8
[1] average of Nuts and seeds without shells

High in minerals?

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Again, for every mineral contained in Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) we looked at the portion size (20g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates

4% of Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) are carbs, per serving (20g) that is 0.8g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

Sugars
per 100g
Macadamia nut (roasted and salted)
avg[1]
Monosaccharides (g) 2 3.4
Polysaccharides (g) 2 8
Total carbs (g) 4 11.5
[1] average of Nuts and seeds without shells

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Macadamia nut (roasted and salted)?

The Glycemic Index of Macadamia nut (roasted and salted) is 15, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.1 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Macadamia nut (roasted and salted)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 75g total fat per 100g, 11.3g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 2.3g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 58g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0mg.

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